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S OFINTEREST TO AUTOM BILE FANS Peopl
0 MOTOR TRUCKS
LL BE BUILT IN 1919
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not believe that equal automobile .
i.feied in Butte than the following,
partial list of cars I have on hand:
aliil i ---: rit --.. ---$550
,;1 l, 1-senger eleefrihally equlipped: !
\ \'ill the mitllii dollar ciiu ~ - 7
S 'e• nger " sprt did ~ d at e stpYI u
'I t \-i'-i i s r i 1ce. thi tlt $l 2
d"FORE BUYING SEE
'" S' , PHONE 5542-M
Major Wilcox speaks authoritivelys d
when he says positively the govern- |o
nent will not auction any of the pas- i n
senger or motps trucks that they v
nought for wpr' purposes. · e
At the time the arrhistice was
signed the government's war orders o,
for automobile equipment totaled .N
20)4.700 cars. When hostilities ceased 1
official, figures showed there were r
no less than 55,000 American. made t
motor vehicles overseas in General t
American automobile and truck i
manufacturers, at that time, had de- t
livered to ports of embldrkation 98.
000 commercial and passenger cars. I
"This," Major Wtilcox declares, I
"leaves a. balanc,'of about 48,000 1
trucks still in AmAerica. The 55,000
shipped acrossand in the service of I
the United States army will not be I
returned tg'lthe United States.
"Qf the' balance of 48,000 trucks I
remaining on this side of the water i
copsisting of one-ton, two-ton and ]
sm(lo three-ton jobs the .postoffice
.. ROBERT J. THORNE
::.:.... . . . . ..2
Robert J. Thorne, presitlent and man.
iger of ,Montgomery Ward & Co., Chi.
:ago mail order house, has been
-wtrled the Distinguished Service
'AleCal. Through most of the war he
has been assistant to the quartermas
tlr.p.ceral of the army, and in this po.
sition he reorganized the serv;ce of
IT EXISTS IN ALAR A
(lBy itel Prss.)
Juneau, Aldskl, Feb. 28S. -Two
hunidred dl afX.I'd mnen at Fort Seward
are get ingiratlhci nervolus. They
fear that (,itisiders will get, all their
olI jobs,'fefore they can get out of
t he service.
Delegate Wickersham at Wash
ingti.on, I). (!.. is endeavoring to se
i-ure their release. It is alleged the
commlllanding officers are holding the
men at Fort Seward despite their af
fidavits that they are needed at
If gasoline leaks from the carbu
ret(or wlihen the car is standling, and
the engine is nol running, the needle
vialv' 'connected withi the float should
be iuvestigated. If pressing it down
stops the drilpping, the float is too
high. If the dripping persists, the
valve 'l(ak should be ground in. This
-should hi' done gently and with nothl
ing i:ll'orser thiln umlllice. Sometimnes
Ith trouble can te renledied by going
t! rough the lct o grindting without
l'e useI of an abrasive.
departllelnt is a41lreti reqluisitioning
on the war departmluen for a large
lnumber. They are' going into the
postal service extendiniig rural routes
"As this molvement gains head-.
way from year to year, ourr cottntry
will employ for, postal shrviet alone:
more than 1010Ott truck ':. 'ithis- ini
my opinion, is h.to first great step
towards a complllete motorization of0'
the United States.
"The governll nt's pultting trucks
into use in 1lhis big way imeans Iost
ter lighw'ays all over the country
alIn th exltension of intercity conm
nlerciail delivery rouites. The farnler
has already awakened to the. huge
possibility of the motor truck. With
the big demands being made by corn
miercial business. the farner and the
government, everything points to
1919 as the beginning of big business i
for the. notoir car maker and dealer,
in fact., the first real -;year of big
produrfion' with a possible shortage
Butte City to Experience
Normal Conditions This
Spring If Building Per
mits Are a Criterion.
That the reconstruction period aft
er the war has nlot or will not affect
Butte, is provell by the ,uilding ptir
mits that were taken out since lii'
first of the year. There should ile nt
fear upoii the part of theIi workerl'ls i
Butte as to work in the building lini
thist, sulliller. The building insplecorO
says the outlook for the building
crafts are v.iery briigth . Tlher \\.i a
total of I, permitis ftheln out in tlhe
mnonthl of I 11an1 llr. Thle total cotl it
$-I3,4h0. l'sing thfese ligures as a
basis we shoulld have no fear for th,
futllre in the building line this cot:
ilg s5;i oni.
MOTOR TRUCKS SAVE
VICTIMS OF TURKS
Mlotor trucks were a great aid to
the American committee for relief in
the near east in riushing food and
sulpplies to the destiulte andi starv
ing people of Asia ltinor, victims of
Turkish lust and brutality. 'This corn
mittee, with chara(cteristic American
spirit, has fed thousands of tihes
llortullnate refuges and sav.ed theml
fronl starvation. There was only one
sol)urce of help---Ameriu.-;-and AmIer
ica, as has always been her wont.
offered allis and continues to..do so
as the need for help is still urgent.
. In carrying on this work the Amer
ican committee is mallling uise of five
big XWhile motor trucks.
W\itliout these powerful trucks for
transport work, death and suffering
would have been greater. Before the
advent of the trucks practically all of
the transporting Witas tlone on men's
backs and by dotnkeys.
ONE FRENCH PROFITEER
CLEANS UP NEAT SUM
(By l nitted Prf'ut.i
Paris. 'Feb. --(By Mail.)
Germnany, planning to attack France,
went to France alndl boughtg great
stores of mlaterials essential to wag
ing the war.
Disclosure df this fact, through
I seizure of corresponldence in the of
fice of Giraud-Jordan, a leading
French dealer in iron and steel ma
I terils, has created a sensation in
political and industrial circles.
This French merchant in 1912
completed a deal whereby the
lKrupps laid in 6,000 tons. of iron
I silicium, an essential in .gun forging,
* not available in Germany. The
Krupps' letters, frankly state that
I they want the material ps a reserve
store on account of the approaching
I The French Central Committee of
I Iron Manufacturers defends the mes
. chant who sold the war material to
Germany, saying he had a perfect
r'.ight to do so, but public sentiment
U strongly concldent , him. it is
i poDintd out that he dift not take the
i painsto, inform the French -war
ministry of the preparations he knew
Germany was 'making fora big war.
In cases where the fan belt de
velops a trick of constantly flying off
U or breaking, the natural suspicion is
that the pulleys are out of alignment.
Register, and get your
friends to register, or you can't
* vote at the primaries in the
r - ."" - - -
MOTOR TRUCK SOLVES COST
OF SPUR LINES OF RAILWAYS
Expense of Labor, Supplies, Ties, Etc., Is DOn!e Away
With by Roads for Machines to Raw Material Dis
''No rvailroad, eve " o,'iltt a lpur or c
feeder liHne that lpaid, hoy ar. onlyt
an etl',use,' said a v'il-in iw otf
ficial connected with th,' _\Iltip',iiai
(C ntrail lines.
The .,;st of labu r. n.atrialsl gatd
ing. 'ails, ltis and other n1,'etssititje.
naiie, ic· alm stll p lrohibiltis". y g h:'; 1'
fenderr o tlllt intll s IhIst u til r; 'te'llv
been considereltd absoliuh tly (-es;,;ltiall .
Let its see wihy this is so. (ne of
tIll( railroads' greutest benefits is in
the blringing in otf raw mtaterials io
thlie manufacturing ell Inters. We(' have
always ,coneidert'd the railr'oad itt'
or less (frol tIhe standllpoint t f ta
titnll tpor't.atin methltlod for, the lisi:
tlihhting of the artileos l'f colntierce.'c l
the lalnllufalctured prodtluctl . This is.
indeedl, onie of the impollrtanllt duties:;
pertkjrmllod by the I;nos; but befort'e
Ithle finished lproduct becomells a Irellty
to be distributed ith , raw till el 'ial s
liust. be broulghlt in to thlie itiatii
fa ci ulrer.
Iay "Spur, T'r.cks Io Itw Mlateir'ial.
Whenever possible the railroald:s
lutre laid their 'spur"'' track lto the
raw nlmaterial districts, even th\,i l gh
practieally all such lines have hea
laid at a loss. Sucth liii'' haltuitl
ways been known as "feed e"' t
''sliur' lines, as tlei only \alue was
in lproducing the loads to he ha1:ulled
on the main lines. There ore ltinter-'
ous districts Inot yet open to induslry
by the railroads just Ibecallse thIt'
great expense, ior (teA seet'llling ilnt
possibility. of briin ing 11li raw l ii:
terial to the main line' by mo!ltlns o
these "feeders" ll(' mad it inaldvisahile
Buit there was solution to llii:
problemn the meloir tr'l'k.
In ll( extremelll northerln nid of
Id o, nearl' the ('an; diaitn l olrde, i
very rich vein "of ore containinig aI
larige pter c'nt of silver and lead ilat ii
UltlVtl i o l. Thelt Ill. f W'It L .t"t;ull t lit
upon 11t l very s'teepest tc, i. ( I lll lli' il 'so
thai a S par linl Would hlv," ploVIl
dec'idely expensive, and would reallly
]have been an engineering feat It
St'tirns so shaorp t hat it wais 11 ' \y
to p ll alliead as li rl' is ]oi .;Ibtlt, II lI
li ck i into special ainlks Ito lrkllltk t
lurni . 'lnd.ttt the'tse ' onditit - I i, '
tre li d.s been Soll so 't' sto itin ( t inl
line of the ('rent NOrlFhrn railroad
tht very ra nablel cost. It is takenl i I
If lt'( l .(&1n .- tas Ferry to '. ll lat e
by the railroad.
"E:conomny of Motor Truck l s Shown.
One of the illustrations of i1h econ
oniIy of motor trlucks as fo,,,trs
comes fronm the south. Near :Mlrtons!
Gap, Hopkins county, Ky., a nlu)berl
of coal mines, ill good prodl4c'rs,
are located. Several were so loeated
that only a short spui was necessaryy
for the L. & N. main line. Then the
MOTOR KIT COMBINATION PLIERS
THE PLIER FOR THE MOTOR
IST TO DEPEND UPON
Drop-forged from Finest
Open-hearth Steel, Oil
Tempered and Properly
Handles Fit the Hand
and won't slip.
GUARANTEED SATISFACTORY OR MONEY BACK
For You, Mr. Mechanic
We make a specialty of buying the best tools manufactured.
Here are a few of the brands we stock:
WILLIAMS' SUPERIOR DROP-FORGED WRENCHES
CRESCENT ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES AND PARTS IN
DETROIT TWIST DRILLS
HARNESS LEATHER TOOL BAGS FOR PLUMBERS,
ELECTRICIANS AND MACHINISTS
Y:.OU.CAN RELY ON WHAT YOU BUY
The H-me of (o)(111 t hal nr'llia!. n i" 'ie Timls.
PaI' nits. (Glass---- I'l hiii ! I, Iici'al S lly lit es
PHONE 956 221 E. PARK ST.
cars xs lOre Io i *tl' ' i ý ii lof ttoy
,ck. r ih' twd it , \,. t, ii :d h. d h.
I lii lry et llr wii : .,tu aid lilk
wo a u iim st a i lt m, Iul rn
'""railro ad. T 1, ii , i 'i ;
ioii " miiel nne itA
wv(( hauled tO 111 I n in l ii C s. :1
i'ry slow and exp s o m hthoild.
\V"i h ! ý r W (o lk t .ct ! 1i) lit rail load
0, 1l11l th'thl a r c'i1' ,.'r at8 it l'P i onl,
the fuel administration i rder(dol that
IIno more' cars be tint 0h, d Ih' \\itagot
mline;.. T i ll A t a ' , 1 1hl1o)ug1 h
lit lililla es W aS i(l( l i >;i . ,lthollli t'll
fhei t V) Wee pthi of prod])u il ti
iron] !!u to 100 l oh coa 0 Co l O'l M'E
.ix hour:; w!ihout , ('ort- and the
c il] ':is had] l' it dd,
Tl'h motor ltrui', 1, il v I rho diffi
' tly. lEa.ch lrin' 1i ur'hused ia 11o
hon Fi.fledil Irn ]i i\VIthi 1 a o2w
dia t fih led t dll'niste allioni and
ratilroad officials iver , alisl'ied tha
qilt0lH, 0lle (Cii (qh !.! h V. ,
lea'h cr e'h( ay u Truck L 5ads 1 'lons in six
Since Junle of last c'1 orai ch ]r (ck
has wotrked every day lading ta 4o
ton gdela in six i hours and ai :
lol car ill eight hoI urs ltlring .]llute,
21 cats, aggr'egati, g 1,010 lolls, \er'1
laded by the lDixie hsio' ings e'et-k
: vilo'. hi'h is llne rly do1 l hiii li tI 1
pill by lhth e:tills.
a.\ccil 'cding to e rftil records kepta
" (L I, Henry, s,'cII ta:ry of this (eil
O;lly, loading hy the Illlqo (nl I 1k
I tuod is cheaper thii hy ithe trillll
lit s Iof lt a ilt '' Illilli's or by heil
t1w1 o ol wi gon iii 11( atIl id. i
In Isa than I 10i t sal llhs this truck
will lpay for its(li ill savings effoctd
'id. l il l this i, a smi ull item coIn
pUred with thie '10nt bn nofit to the
1ountry. Theos( tr1'hks alone hav
g' tot n UStr; y 1 0l01,11)1 tolls of c'oil
(IIo .xan. 1) Ihal would otherwise
have rcutainedt 11u niuin d.
Itad 1,rs ho]t.. 'cllr d ias fast as
mill(:adcd, 17.500 Ions could have
1~,1Il prodln edC .-' Fo'heR A ila azillo.
It is ...,ldoil w,' h:\'ve sutc(h it hl arly
I;I0iFI ;: . Vlea tettle ' . WV it i 1110'll
fromn i st~lctr ol. 1 1 0 u ttl)0'bt Lin argu
11o't'o holl wl h' lol- [ 1 0l 131'8i and i tvo
It, L'll ,la 1-.1 ; J n ý. (L. 1,1 int I,]lti .A Illelb'h' ll
1thai Sald 0, l1t8 11m11' b -;Iol'y in
Ilia Ih,r: I w ',lfa ' said oxaclt y lh, i pl)
p 'sil 1. '0 tlll('o iml of \\ho was
'igitl . '.rc lh al d Ihat 1(h,' f'trlit
or bet $5 \iill| each of , l.is friends.
Then they made eareful inqtuiries
a'nd discov-., d which newspaper hld
told Ihc imil. \hWhen Ih hAmerican
r'ader hurlad molected his winnings, he
mllle each of thfe disillutSiolled |ler
aid l dreaders r it pr'oieul of i1 year"S
ub;scription to the An* li'lll. AId
now thq'y ,ll, c lminlg v\er' Io thI side
of progr hcnmtselVt' -'. - Inild
F'orks (N. 1).1 Anll vrivait.
Use Bulletin Want Ads.
Captain Lucius French in
Charge of Work for
luformalion c i t 'ecel(ill1\ · t.'ilea::·t I by
1111 , )ill1(81.d)e r11 all -I e nI liii
lt'it tIh lit li. IIiing o i ';11. o111 I.II; 2 it I
ic i ilt'litli 11111(1' 111(111 lI' 11 181 111(1~if
t1r1 1 1. l It 11 111111 tl . m ll ll l
kerlad in t(11(1h ii o i t ra ihnin g; It stil
ttls \\t iittii iii lithI ll l (1
t(till Ilia iI In I i the va l iugha i II
2 1 l~i tiilulis TII ~~i ge 1'111
\101(1 uuu pn'tii l t t 11i ('at'1 atulY leuto (1'1 ;
on Ii ho war 1 u tog ill li9 dilillil t8
hunks, c ·1` 'or (Ii' iug it loi' s tc · of lonnlnt
(tillsl ii 'n illo who, p ll 111. to 'iwae.
iii the 1.1 91 li liv i 1 IlhlAli-l
I 1111 I ey 8(1 VIokI w iiitl edi l Valis
-ountr an i. . . .-r t tan h
Basket Ball Touranment
of Eastern Montana
Miles ('ity, 'iFe . 2Jl The eastern
Fo u'rna ett li it Glendi lve i nga n ll s
terd;il.y cilllLt r'u;il l tiil S ilt'rta
Folhlowing a ye slte'da 1"s results:
('Iut.er counti y high, is: (loindive
(hle d(live hiIih, 72; Sidney. 4.
Fairview high, 27: \\'iilux,
iiForsyth high, 22: (hmlniv high,
-('e itld I'ill , IN.
Bozeman to Have
Basket Ball Games
lBoZenian, leb. 75. ---A disl riot
basket ball tolrnlltenl will be held
i l this ily bly the Tigh sith ols of
M lontati. The toulll' ru lent will de
ride which leaiin will represel' nti lithen'
district in the state Itlulnalil nl.
'i 1hru g nsll will he played the eive
ning of March 12. Gaines will Ire
played mor'ning, aftillC'rnoon alnd eve-
ninig, March 13 , id 14. Seni
finals in gules t will be played oil
tlih murning of M\Arith 1i, mnd tlh
exlitilporaneo1's St;i king ont.ist
will bel in the It l itnO)u . Fr.nt
basket ibll finals will he played Sat
irday everning, March 15.
Butte Takes Game
From Great Falls
elena. F.bI c ;.2 Ihutle defeated
(Grea.tt Viills. 14 to 11. antd Helena
won lfrom (hGallatin, 2: 1o 17, in the
openinlg ga lies of tIh t high school
invitation;l 1askeol hall tournament
here tat iigllht. Fast play clhar'
l'ized hut Ih sessitons. This a tfter
tnoon's sihiedlie will he Missoula vs.
hltuti and l .elna .vs. UGieat Fails
and tonight Gallatin v\. tHutte and
Great fulls vs. Misstula.
Deciding Basket Ball
Game This Evening
Ana -.nda. Feb. 2j. --tThe senior
and junior girls' haskit ball teams
of the Anacotui;t hiigh school will
play tihe decliding gatoe of the inter-i'
city nlouilnitt'l tonight at the Daly
school gyinnasiutti at.8 o'clock. Fol
lowing the tbasket hball game a dance
will li given. Larson's jazz band
furniishing the music. An adinis
lion of -in rents to the game and
diLnt will be thie only fee charged.
Anaconda Reported to
Have Forfeited Game
D)illol. Feb. 2S.-Dr. R. 11. Ry
burn entertained the basket ball
team of tihe Beaverhead county high
school last evening at the Andrus
hotel at a banquet. Lieut. John B.
USE OF AUTOS IS AFFECTED
LITTLE BY DEMANDS OF WAR
Registrations in All States Show Gain of 1,004,176 Ma
chines Over Previous Year; New York Leads the List,
\\W ltington, 1eb. 2C.. -- (toveltt
nln-slt officills arel' dtralwiyng many
uitoresting deductions from the autO
mobil e ri'gistratiton tiitres of ta iey
villiilis slates. onelP h ilictl is 1that
li o\ 11 l ilhe lh maltl lt,' ai s able i
it 1i 1 ititle s clhock (ll 1ii li iis'o I
for 191 shows it clear-ilt gait of
1.05 4,170 over the registratitt lii
1917. Ini the country att large.
lie following, ii. r'l 'ses ofl re(gistra
|,tla t',r 1 11 l 0.1\'1r :1 '6 1.t 11. la i -
iS: 1Pli, I.21.1St; 117., .12K
Cli y, ill ting t allt of theit tl a , was
NO gimes have yet hein sehedul,'c
hilfore the ill itin)enit ind the boys
re ic t Ing in sll' sti t hours atlllll
condlit i ( the effect l t Itti ti nli Igle
.\nieoilndlt was charigedl lloi playing
ill iteligible ian inder an iassumodl
mine. The gaIel was won by the
visitors but this alleged breai h of
r'i lilt ll l' '111'f8 Itiln Wlh' fri w lllthe
final of ' hll , Goodullir \llophy or'iltl
.\lillan il \'ink. The score was i1-1t n.
Waltlr (mti her, A. l '. M illan nld
Andrew Leek. The following play
ed Wilhl .. A. allillan: ' i ' . 1Il Has
Sigh. Walter Torhes and T. 1, . Wil
,oi. ThiIe contest for the .eys cup
MONTANA BATTERY STATION
PREST-O-LITE: STORAGE BATTERY
EXPERT BATTERY SERVICE
1atteries Recharged, lRel)aired, Renited and in, Stock.
We Slpcializl in iReharging Ford Magnetos in Cars.
224 S. ARIZONA ST. PHONE 5536-J
South Side Auto Garage
Any Make of Car-General Repair Shop and Supplies
PHONE 4460-W 2124 COBBAN STREET
C. C. DAHN, Manager
PATTERSON & CURRIE
MONTANA, CORNER MERCURY PHONE 2263
I.lt'l c t' l ec.l.ry. o k l. , r tilhe Sigi.
STORAGE AND REPAIRING
CYLINDER GRINDING TIRE
IWe also Make New
PISTONS and RINGS BARGAINS
(General Machine Work.
Out-of-Town Orders Solicited. Two 34x4 Tires at a Bargain.
Prompt Service. SUPERIOR VULCANIZING
McGrew Service Shp Old Casings Bought and Sold.
('orner Second and Utah. . Mathiesen
Phone 525. 40 E. Galena. Phone 5067-J.
41120 Utah Ave. Phone 2170.
Vulcan Welding Works
Welding Cast Iron, Steel,
Brass, Bronze, Aluminum Auto Service and Repair Shop
We Also Burn 'arl~ad From Auto We specialize on FORD CARS.
yIB lindcrs Ford truck rented in place of dis
abled one. No loss of time to com
116-118 S. Wyoming St. W mercia men. UR
All Work Guaranteed. SERVICE.
(ti.\I.N) AVENUE REPAIR SHOP Butte Battery Co.
.aultonmolbie Repairing, Lathe ELIDE DISTRIBUTORS
Work and Mill Work. EXIDE DISTRIBUTORS
All Work Guaranteed. Up-to-Date Auto Electricians. *
PhStorage.- We Repair All Makes of Batteries.
Corner Harril sga Grand. Phone 91S. 119 8. Montana St.
( The totals of registration in Colo
radio since 1914 are as follows: 1914,
17.951; 1915, 26.611; 1916. 44.180;
1917, 66,850; 1918, 70,000.)
New York, with a registration for
191i of 453,588, heads the list of
states and Ohio follows a close second
with 417,400. Illinois comes third
wvilh 389,135. and Pennsylvania.
fourth with :170.110. Iowa ranks
iflth with 327,500. Eighteen states
nOW show a registration of more than
Nvc\ada has fewer automobiles
thi;tn any otherl state its total regis
tration to date being 7,987, as conm
pIred with 1,487 in 1914. Delaware
had 11a registration of only 12,066 in
1! 1, while Rhode Island, which is
smallter in area, registered 30,595.
is still going on. Mutch defeated
Norris 15-4. and McGregor beat
Fink 15r-11. Those games will he
continued tduring the week. Jack
Ordway of Crane, Ordway & Co., of
St. Paul, dropped into Butte last
night. organized a rink and defeated
Don) 31.c\lillan's crew 14-S.
Halifax. N. S.. wants to see the
big scratp hotween Willard and
I)emlpsey, according to a wire from
that city recently. UInder the laws
of Nova Scotia 15-round mills are
permitted and a delegation of busi
ness mnen has suggested to Rickard
that he take tho matter under con
Another ilmportant message over
the wire this mnorning is that the
Seattlle baseball club in the Coast
league will train at Taft, Cal., this
splring wherever that is. The of
fice hiy adds: "If tLere is such a